Unfortunately because it is (a) May Bank holiday and (b) I was planning a walk by the river, it is, naturally, raining. So it's indoor photos, and without the best light. But I think the fabric is strong enough to cope with a bit of a grey sky. And, yes, the red dots on the shoes are lady birds.
* Unlike about everyone I know, I like hand sewing, I find it easier. I think it comes from being such an extreme kinesthetic learner.